Alice Allsworth

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BA Hons Counselling Studies, Dip Couns, MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Redruth TR16 & Portreath TR16
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello I'm Alice - a person-centred counsellor offering a warm and friendly welcome to anyone who needs someone to listen, whether life is getting you down or whether you just need some space to breathe and reflect on your circumstances.

We can all experience stress and distress and having an empathic listener can lighten the load. Whatever your situation sharing it in a safe, non judgemental and confidential space can make all the difference.

You can e-mail or telephone me and we can arrange an initial session so we can explore what you would like to gain from counselling. After that we can go forward with weekly/fortnightly sessions as you wish and review progress at regular intervals. It is important that you feel comfortable with all the arrangements in order to benefit more effectively from our time together.

Working with Loss, Grief and Trauma

I have worked with adults and young people facing loss and bereavement at the Cornish charity Penhaligon's Friends. I have also supported bereaved adults and those coping with divorce and separation. Losses happen throughout our lives and can leave us feeling anxious and insecure as we try to cope and carry on with the change in our circumstances. I have particular experience in working with people at the end of their lives and the living bereaved after loss. 

As a volunteer with a women's aid charity I have supported women experiencing domestic abuse and anxiety amongst other difficulties. Facing my own losses and life's traumas has been part of my journey as a counsellor and I have fulfilled a life long ambition along the way.

I draw on other therapies to provide an integrative approach where necessary, meeting you at your point of need and enabling you to explore your issues.


I am also a Qualified Clinical Supervisor and Counselling Supervisor. I can offer supervision to NHS and health and social care staff having worked in both the NHS and private sector as a nurse. ( See Supervisor listing)

Group Facilitation

My teaching experience over many years as a group facilitator and trainer equips me to facilitate a variety of groups in different settings. I love working with groups, meeting new people and enabling the group to discover new things for themselves

Supporting you

I am a "people person" and passionate about supporting you through your own journey of growth and change. There is a minimal amount of paperwork to complete in the first session and confidentiality is assured.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have completed the following studies relevant to counselling and supervision (not an exhaustive list )

  • BA (Hons) Counselling Studies
  • Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (Level 5)
  • Level 6 Qualified Counselling Supervisor
  • Level 6 Qualified Group Facilitator
  • Professional Certificate in Management (Level 6 Open University)
  • Certificate in Education
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • CPD in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, End of Life Care, Self Neglect
  • Childhood Loss and Grief Levels 1 & 2

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£40.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information


I can offer an initial session as a "getting to know you" meeting, if you wish, which will be half an hour and cost £20.

Each subsequent session will last for 1 hour and the fee will be £40.00. My fee will be increasing on the 1st of July to £45 per session. Existing clients and concessions will remain the same. 

I can offer a reduced fee for low income situations.

I can offer a reduced fee for key workers.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Daytime, evenings and Saturday morning appointments available Own counselling room in private setting.

Further information

Getting Started

Please telephone me or e-mail to contact me to discuss what you are looking for. I can explain how and where to meet for an initial session. We can then decide how best I can help you and arrange times to suit you.

A recent testimonial

"You are indeed a 'safe pair of hands', Alice. I think everyone who comes into contact with you recognises this...To talk with you is to know that the the world can be managed and challenges risen to and that is a remarkable gift to possess. I am sure your clients felt they were with a very sure and wise guide - as indeed you are."

Portreath, Redruth, United Kingdom, TR16

Portreath, Cornwall, TR16

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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I am able to offer home visits for those who may not be able to access the counselling room.

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In person

As an experienced supervisor I have worked with staff in the NHS and private care settings.

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